Cumbrian cricketer Ben Stokes becomes most expensive overseas IPL player

The all-rounder will earn £1.7 million at Rising Pune Supergiants.

Ben Stokes was also recently named England's vice captain.

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WATCH: Stokes chats to Border TV in 2005

Cricketer Ben Stokes is now the highest overseas earner in the Indian Premier League.

In 2005, when he was living in Cockermouth, Border TV spoke to him at the local cricket club.

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